POPI 2017-10-18T15:03:55+00:00

Feeling overwhelmed by the Protection of Personal Information Act (what we call POPI)?

We don’t blame you. We often get asked what the ‘minimum requirement’ is to get ready for POPI. Here’s what you can do:

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HERE’S HOW WE USUALLY TACKLE A POPI PROJECT:

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1. Get the lay of the land:

Do a high level risk-based gap analysis.

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2. Appoint and empower:

Appoint and define the KPIs for your Information Officer and privacy champions.

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3. Get your policy on:

Create (or update) your Information Governance Policy.

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4. Future-proof:

Introduce a Privacy Impact Assessment to prevent new risks.

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5. Educate:

Raise awareness of risky behaviour and perform training on POPI principles, policies and procedures.

Invite us to come and talk to your team about getting your own POPI project started.

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MAYBE YOU’RE JUST WONDERING WHAT POPI IS ALL ABOUT?

The Protection of Personal Information Act will apply to all businesses in South Africa – big and small, no matter what industry you’re in. It’s not in force yet but we can help your business to get ready. When it comes to POPI, we have literally written the book. Don’t worry it is written in human.

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POPI DIY for my practice

A ten-week online programme to help get your
medical practice closer to POPI compliance.

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POPI DIY for my business

Interested in the online programme?
Let us customise it for the industry you work in.

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Do I need POPI?

The hardest part of dealing with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) is getting started. This questionnaire can help you see where you’re at.

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